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6 reasons children need to play outside

By: Claire McCarthy, MD, Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publishing Hereís something really simple you can do to improve your childís chance of future health and success: make sure he spends plenty of time playing outside. There are many ways in which this generationís childhood is different from that of the last generation, but one of the most abrupt contrasts is the degree to which it is being spent indoors. There are lots of reasons,…

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